Former Lapinlahti hospital is the oldest and most famous institute of its kind in Finland. Welcome to get acquinted with the rich history of the site. We’ll reveal the development of psychiatric care in Finland from the middle ages until today. You will also get know the current state of the premises. The hospital area is an oasis of culture, alternative art scene and also a haven for wellbeing of mind and the body. The tour is a cooperation with Green Cap Tours and Lapinlahden Lähde.
The tour takes 1 hour and is mostly outside. Please dress according the weather. Inside the hospital we’ll visit the room of Aleksis Kivi. He was one of the most famous Finnish authors and a former patient.
The English tour starts at 14:00 from the front yard, next to the Cafe Lähde. The cafe is open on every day and offers a nice place to warm up in case rough weather. Tour in Finnish at 12:30.
There is limited space on the tour (20 people), so please book to ensure your place. Booking system: http://greencaptours.com/
Tickets 14 € / 10 €.